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Review: could Losartan cause Memory loss?

Summary: Memory loss could be caused by Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Losartan potassium, and have Hypertension.

We study 12,759 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 136 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,799 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Memory loss

Memory loss (latest reports from 461,564 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 18, 2014: 12,749 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 136 people (1.07%) have Memory Loss. They amount to 0.03% of all the 461,398 people who have Memory Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Memory loss in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Memory loss33.33%9.52%4.76%9.52%19.05%19.05%4.76%

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Memory loss71.90%28.10%

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.55%8.33%25.76%61.36%

Severity of Memory loss when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss5.88%41.18%41.18%11.76%

How people recovered from Memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory loss7.69%23.08%69.23%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (46 people, 33.82%)
  2. Depression (18 people, 13.24%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 12.50%)
  4. Pain (16 people, 11.76%)
  5. Anxiety (15 people, 11.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (126 people, 92.65%)
  2. Aspirin (34 people, 25.00%)
  3. Omeprazole (24 people, 17.65%)
  4. Amlodipine (22 people, 16.18%)
  5. Simvastatin (18 people, 13.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Several months after starting xarelto short term memory losses became annoying, just normal things, but seemed more often. Now I have to write everything down and daughter has to go to appts with me because I can't remember what to say or what doctor said to do.
    Have "fainted" 3 times unexpectedly, with no warning at all,and no memory,just what people around me say happened.
    None of this happened until after I was put on xarelto.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • one year ago December, he was hospitalized when glucose levels were out of control. During this time, becasue he had fallen, they did a complete neuro and saaid he had hydrocephalus. They did three taps and reduced the fluid. His glucose got under control and he began insulin therapy. Along with physical and occupational thereapy post hospital. After 3 weeks came home and was doing better but he seems to be going downhill again. Is not managing his diabetes, and is exhibiting same symptoms from prior to hospital visit 12/2012.
    Could fluid be back? His toes are hammering/curling under terribly and his walking his slow and unsure. He also has some neuropathy ion both feet. Incontinence. Occassional exploding BM's.

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